A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to get a bruise)
a. to get bruised
Me magullé al darme contra la mesa.I got bruised when I bumped into the table.
2. (related to fruits)
a. to bruise
Las naranjas se magullaron durante el trayecto en el camión.The oranges bruised during the journey on the truck.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cause a bruise)
a. to bruise
El codazo de Juan durante el partido magulló a su oponente en la cara.Juan's hit with his elbow during the match bruised his opponent's face.
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transitive verb (amoratar) to bruise; (dañar) to hurt; damage; (golpear) to batter; bash (familiar); (And) (Caribe) to crumple; rumple;
pronominal verbmagullarse (hacerse un moratón) to get bruised; (hacerse daño) to get hurt
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